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The following report of a special committee was received:

Santa Fe, N. M., March 13, 1899. Mr. Speaker: Your Committee on Public Lands of Territorial Institutions to whom was referred Council Bill No. 51 have had the same under consideration, and I am directed to report the said bill to the House with the recommendation that it be amended in accordance with the suggestions hereto attached; that the Council amendments be concurred in, and that the bill as so amended do pass.

B. A. ROMERO,

Chairman.

On motion of Mr. Guver, the House resolved itself into the committee of the whole for the purpose of considering Council Bill No. 51.

Mr. Kilpatrick was called to the chair.

After the committee of the whole had arisen, the House was called to order.

A message from the Council was announced, stating that the Council had passed Council substitute for Council Joint Resolution No. 11, “Providing for the payment of interpreters, translators, etc.," and respectfully ask the concurrence of this honorable body thereto.

The chair announced that the matter would be duly laid before the House for its consideration.

Committee of the whole resumed its sitting.

After the committee of the whole had arisen, the House was called to order with the Speaker in the chair, and Mr. Kilpatrick, chairman of the committee of the whole, made the following report:

Mr. Speaker: I am directed by the committee of the whole to report to the House that the committee has adopted the amendments offered bythe special committee, together with an amendment of the committee of the whole, and recommend that the bill be passed, as amended.

Mr. Gutierrez moved that the bill he read a third time by title preparatory to its passage.

Motion prevailed.
Vír. Barnes moved that the bill be passed.
Roll call ordered, with the following result:

Aves: Celso Baca, V. Baca, Barnes, Crespin, Gallegos, Gutierrez. Herrera, Jaramillo, Kilpatrick, Ortega, Romero. Sanchez, Trujillo, Valdez, and Mr. Speaker-1.5.

Nars: Guver, Leib, McIntosh, Staplin, Wharton, Winston-6.

The bill having received the necessary number of votes, was declared duly passed.

Mr. Gutierrez mored that the rules he suspended and that the House take up Council substitute for Council Joint Resolution No. 11.

Motion prevailed.

Substitute was read first and second time by title, and read in full for information.

Mr. Gutierrez moved that the rules be suspended and that the resolution be read a third time by title preparatory to its passage. On motion of Mr. Sanchez, the House adjourned.

M. LUNA,

Speaker. R. L. BACA,

Chief Clerk.

FIFTY-EIGHTH DAY.

MORNING SESSION.

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, Santa Fe, N. M., March 14, 1899.

Tuesday, 10 o'clock a. m. House met pursuant to adjournment, with the Speaker in the chair.

Prayer by Rev. Gilberton.
A quorum being present, the House nroceeded to business.

On motion of Mr. Herrera, the reading of the Journal was dispensed with and the same approved.

On motion of Mr. Ortega, the rules were suspended, and House Bill No. 123 taken up for consideration.

On motion of Jr. Ortega, the report of the committee was adopted, and the bill therefore passed.

House Bill No. 144, “An Act for the protection of grazing grounds adjacent to settlement,” was the special order for 10 o'clock a. m.

Mr. Kilpatrick moved an amendment to strike out the words "three miles” and insert "one mile."

Mr. Wharton moved an amendment to the motion of the gentleman from Santa Fe that the bill be recommitted to the Committee on Stock and Stock Raising.

Motion prevailed, and bill so referred.

Three petitions from the citizens of Albuquerque were received and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

The following reports of standing committees were received and ordered to take the regular course:

Santa Fe, N. M., March 14, 1899. Mr. Speaker: Your Committee on Agriculture and Manufactures to whom was referred Council Bill No. 139 have had the same under consideration, and I am directed to report the said bill to the House with the recommendation that it be passed.

PABLO CRESPIN,

Chairman.

Santa Fe, N. M., March 14, 1899. Mr. Speaker: Your Committee on Agriculture and Manufactures to whom was referred House Bill No. 130 have had the same under consideration, and I am directed to report the said bill to the House with the recommendation that it be passed.

PABLO CRESPIN,

Chairman.

Santa Fe, N. M., March 14, 1899. Mr. Speaker: Your Committee on Judiciary to whom was referred House Bill No. 16 have had the same under consideration, and I am directed to report the said bill to the House with the recommendation that it be not passed.

W. H. H. LLEWELLYN,

Chairman.

Siinta Fe, N. M., March 14, 1899. Mr. Speaker: Your Committee on Stock and Stock Raising, to whom was referred House Bill No. 110 have had the same under consideration, and I am directed to report the said bill to the House with the recommendation that it be passed.

RAMON DE HERRERA,

Chairman.

Santa Fe, V. M., March 14, 1899. Mr. Speaker: Your Committee on Judiciary to whom was referred House Bill No. 131 have had the same under consideration, and I am directed to report the said bill to the House with the recommendation that it be not passed.

R. P. BARNES,

Chairman.

Santa Fe, N. M., March 14, 1899. Mr. Speaker: Your Committee on Judiciary to whom was referred Council Bill No. 125 have had the same under consideration, and I am directed to report the said bill to the House with the recommendation that it be concurred in with amendments.

R. P. BARNES,

Chairman.

Santa Fe, N. M., March 14, 1899. Mr. Speaker: Your Committee on Judiciary to whom was referred House Bill No. 132 have had the same under consideration, and I am directed to report the said bill to the House with the recommendation that it be tabled indefinitely.

R. P. BARNES,

Chairman.

Santa Fe, N. M., March 14, 1899. Mr. Speaker: Your Committee on Judiciary to whom was referred Council Bill No. 99 have had the same under consideration, and I am directed to report the said bill to the House with the recommendation that it be not passed.

R. P. BARNES,

Chairman.

Santa Fe, N. M., March 14, 1899. Mr. Speaker: Your Committee on Judiciary to whom was referred Council Bill No. 131 have had the same under consideration, and I am directed to report the said bill to the House with the recommendation that it be concurred in by the House.

R. P. BARNES,

Chairman.

Mr. Gutierrez moved that Council Bill No. 131 be made a special order for 2 p. m.

Mr. Staplin moved to amend the motion that the report of the committee on Council Bill No. 131 be adopted.

Motion prevailed; bill therefore duly concurred in.

On motion of Mr. Barnes, the rules were suspended, and Council Bill No. 104 taken up for consideration.

Bill was read for information.
Mr. Barnes moved that the report of the committee be adopted.
Motion prevailed; bill therefore passed.

Mr. Jaramillo, chairman of the Committee on Finance, asked unanimous consent to make a report. Consent granted.

Santa Fe, N. M., March 14, 1899. Mr. Speaker: Your Committee on Finance to whom was referred amended Council Bill No. 58 have had the same under consideration, and I am directed to report the said bill to the House with the recommendation that it be passed as amended by this committee.

VENCESLAO JARAMILLO,

Chairman

Mr. Barnes moved that the report of the committee be adopted. Motion prevailed; bill therefore passed.

Mr. Barnes asked unanimous consent that the clerk be instructed to request the return of Council Bill No. 75 from the Council. Consent granted; so ordered.

Following bills were introduced:

House Bill No. 146, introduced by Hon. Pablo Trujillo, "An Act in reference to ditches." Read first and second time by title, ordered translated, printed and referred to the Committee on Irrigation. The following House resolution was introduced:

HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 15.

Be it resolved, by the House of the Thirty-third Legislative Assembly of the Territory of New Mexico:

That the rules of this House be and the same are hereby amended to read as follows, viz:

Rule 17. The hours of meeting each day shall be at 10 a. m. and 2 o'clock p. m., and at 7:30 o'clock p. m., unless a different time be prescribed by motion on adjournment.

Rule 48. No member shall speak more than twice on the same question without leave, nor more than once until every member who desires to speak shall have spoken, nor more than five minutes at one time, unless some other member shall concede his time to the speaker; provided, that on questions on appeal, no member shall speak more than once; and, provided further, that this rule shall apply to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Winston moved amendments that the following proviso be added thereto :

Provided, That no motion to table indefinitely shall be entertained until the members of the House shall be allowed three minutes' discussion on the bill.

On motion of Mr. Winston, the resolution as amended was adopted.

Mr. Barnes moved that a steering committee of three be appointed for the purpose of expediting the business of the House.

Motion prevailed, and the following were appointed:

Messrs. Barnes, Sanchez and Jaramillo.

Mr. Valdez moved that the rules be suspended and that Council Bill No. 143 be taken up for consideration.

Motion prevailed.

Council Bill No. 143 was read for information.

On motion of Mr. Barnes, the bill was read a third time by title preparatory to its passage.

On motion of Mr. Valdez, the bill was placed on its passage and passed.

On motion of Mr. Trujillo, the rules were suspended and the House took up for consideration House Bill No. 146.

Mr. Gutierrez moved the following amendment to be added at the bottom of page 2 of the original bill:

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